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Staff involved in the Wellness Check program standing outside War Memorial Hospital
20 Jul 2020

As soon as restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic were introduced in March, staff at War Memorial Hospital (WMH) took action to ensure older clients living in the community continued to take care of their health and wellbeing.

Hurstville Community Health Centre COVID-19 Testing Clinic team members
17 Jul 2020

Hurstville Community Health Centre COVID-19 Clinic is the first community-based coronavirus testing clinic to be established in South East Sydney. Since opening its doors to the community in April, the busy clinic has tested a whopping 4,…

The winning team – Prince of Wales Hospital’s Dietetics Department
17 Jul 2020

The Dietetics Department at Prince of Wales Hospital proved their expertise goes beyond food and nutrition, taking out the top prize for the ‘Bare Below the Elbows’ video competition.

Nicki Cooley (Clinical Nurse Specialist) & Alexandra Read (Nurse Manager, Child and Family Health) running an online mothers’ group
03 Jul 2020

Thanks to our devoted and fast-working teams, new parents across SESLHD have continued to receive ongoing support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic without missing a beat.

Child and Family Health provides services for parents and children…

Deployed staff holding a koala and looking at destroyed bush area in the Southern Highlands
03 Jul 2020

So far, 2020 has seen our communities and staff face extraordinary challenges – some which are still unfolding – with compassion and resilience. Earlier this year, our district deployed a number of staff to communities on the South Coast which…

Staff members smiling showing their heart on their hand
03 Jul 2020

Heart for Her is a new digital campaign driving awareness and attracting essential funds for women’s health at the Royal Hospital for Women.
The hospital’s foundation, which is heading up the campaign, is urging the community to…

Wendy Chaseling
22 Jun 2020

Physiotherapists around the world are using a NSW training program, developed and delivered by St George Hospital physiotherapist Wendy Chaseling (pictured), along with Dr Peter Thomas from The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital,…

Play time during an episode of Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds
22 Jun 2020

In an Australian first, a team of researchers inspired by the ABC show Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds is creating an intergenerational study to help improve the…

Felicity Cox with Minister Taylor & Fiona I'Anson
22 Jun 2020

The award-winning PACER (Police Ambulance and Clinical Early Response) Program, successfully run by the St George Mental Health Service since 2018, will be rolled out to other local health districts and police command areas throughout NSW…

Infectious Disease team members standing next to COVID-19 Clinic sign
19 Jun 2020

Prince of Wales Hospital is home to a crack team of experts, working around-the-clock to diagnose and treat infectious diseases on site. In response to the COVID-19 virus, the pandemic has brought about a new way of working for this dynamic…